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King's Fountain

Corniche Street, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Amazing Fountain Powered by a Jet Engine

One of my favourite views on the Jeddah Corniche. One of the highest fountains of its kind in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kevin H
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
An Icon on the Red Sea

Built in the early 80's, The King Fahd fountain is the highest fountain in the world located in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elyes-Benachour
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Hammamet, Tunisia
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This 853-foot fountain is reputed to be the tallest fountain in the world, and is best appreciated when illuminated at night.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Corniche Street, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favourite views on the Jeddah Corniche. One of the highest fountains of its kind in the world after Geneva. Nice to look at while you stroll down the Corniche in the early evening.

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Built in the early 80's, The King Fahd fountain is the highest fountain in the world located in the city of Jeddah, it pumps seawater vertically at speeds reaching 370 km/h to a height up to 312m, higher than Eiffel Tower. With nice park arround...More

Thank Elyes-Benachour
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always keep my window open to see this beautiful view at night and morning look to the Red Sea.. love to be here

Thank Habib S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This fountain is situated bang on Cornish, Jeddah. While in the day time, it looks like just another fountain throwing sea water high up, but as the night falls, and its illuminated, its a wonderful sight to watch. Looks really nice

Thank Saikat S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see if you come to Jeddah. To get the best view, come after the sun goes down for best viewing pleasure!!

Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tallest fountain in Saudi Arabia in jeddah city at Cornish. Great view build in 80's icon @ Cornish jeddah

Thank khurram s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the things that makes Jeddah very special is the images you have in your mind when u visit or think of Jeddah. This fountain is a must visit spot for every body who are visiting Jeddah for the first time. The view is...More

1  Thank sadig d
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Whenever we visited the fountain with family or even alone, I really feels the peace and the beauty is amazing specially during sunset time. It's always a fun there.

Thank scuhylerus
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Fortunately I was able to see the fountain from my hotel "Jeddah intercontinental " but frankly there is nothing special about it

1  Thank AOmeiri
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Good position so can be seen some miles away best at night when lit up quite spectacular worth a look at if in Jeddah

Thank John O
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Zesheng D
17 December 2016|
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Response from Ayman B | Reviewed this property |
Thank you for your question Start of the evening after six o'clock until after midnight. You can sit on the Corniche and drink coffee and enjoy the magnificent scenery, great weather, in Jeddah this month
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